Victor: Then and Now
His Father – V thought him “unjust” then; now he sees himself as not being “altogether free from blame.”
pursuit of study affects his “affections” and “taste for simple pleasure” (pp. 55-56)
Isn’t this a good reminder for us to balance our own “passionate” pursuit (of knowledge, happiness, etc.) with maintaining our sympathy for those around us and our simple pleasures in regular lives?